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Top 10 Children’s Books about Health & Animal Compassion

Besides modeling healthy and compassionate living yourself, one of the best ways to teach children about both healthy eating and kindness is through reading together.  Here are our favorite children’s story books about both healthy eating and animal compassion. Top 10 Children’s Books about Health & Animal Compassion Children’s Books about Healthy Eating The Secret Life of Mitch Spinach by Hillary Feerick & Jeff Hillenbrand, in Collaboration with Joel Fuhrman, M.D. Illustrated Read more […]

Glorious Greens

Title: Glorious GreensLocation: The Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: Glorious Greens Tuesday, October 13, 6:30-8:30 pm $45, $35 Co-op owners In this delicious, nutrient-packed class, we’ll cook a whole day’s worth of dark leafy greens, showing that yes, you can enjoy eating vegetables for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Menu includes: power green frittata for breakfast; herbed green quinoa salad for lunch, and arugula and fresh corn salad and white bean and kale Read more […]

No-Cook Vegan Summer Meals

Title: No-Cook Vegan Summer Meals Location: The Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op Link out: Click here Description: No-Cook Vegan Summer Meals Tuesday, August 11, 6:30-8:30 pm $45, $35 Co-op owners This class features fresh and simple recipes highlighting seasonal produce—you’ll want to make them throughout the summer, even when you don’t feel like cooking. Our menu is oil-free and allows for gluten-free options, including blender gazpacho with heirloom tomatoes; tofu and miso pesto sandwiches; Read more […]

A Very Vegan Thanksgiving

Title: A Very Vegan ThanksgivingLocation: The Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: A Very Vegan Thanksgiving Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 6:00PM-8:30PM With Emily Honeycutt $45/$35 Co-op owners Thanksgiving is a time to come together with friends and family in the spirit of gratitude, yet for many who choose not to eat animals or animal products, this holiday can present a challenge. No worries, though. Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian or simply enjoy delicious Read more […]

Healthy Summertime Picnic FREE Cooking Class

Title: Healthy Summertime Picnic FREE Cooking ClassLocation: Carmichael LibraryLink out: Click hereDescription: Summer is the time for picnics! Why not pack the healthiest, yummiest food you can when going on your next adventure? Let Emily show you how to prepare heart healthy vegetable sandwiches stacked with flavor, a flavorful and protein-powered quinoa salad and fun and easy chocolate cookies that even little kids can help prepare. With a little preparation, you’ll have an enviable picnic Read more […]

Healthy Summertime Picnic FREE Cooking Class

Title: Healthy Summertime Picnic FREE Cooking ClassLocation: Pocket Greenhaven LibraryLink out: Click hereDescription: Summer is the time for picnics! Why not pack the healthiest, yummiest food you can when going on your next adventure? Let Emily show you how to prepare heart healthy vegetable sandwiches stacked with flavor, a flavorful and protein-powered quinoa salad and fun and easy chocolate cookies that even little kids can help prepare. With a little preparation, you’ll have an enviable Read more […]

Easy Backyard Entertaining FREE Cooking Class

Title: Easy Backyard Entertaining FREE Cooking ClassLocation: South Natomas LibraryLink out: Click hereDescription: This healthy summertime menu is not only delicious; it is also light, healthy and cholesterol-free! With “crab” cakes made from white beans, vegetables and herbs to help save the oceans, your waistline and your pocketbook, a fresh and easy potato salad and decadent fruit trifle, you’ll find that enjoying summer produce can be a fun and easy way to spend time with friends! *Menu Read more […]

Vegan Grilling

Title: Vegan GrillingLocation: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: Just because you’re vegan or want to eat more vegetables doesn’t mean you have to give up the grill! Emily will show you how satisfying a plant-based diet can be with this festive menul: grilled artichokes with herbed caper aioli; grilled Caesar salad with heirloom tomatoes; all-American burger two ways, and grilled peach shortcake with homemade vanilla bean ice cream.Start Time: 18:30Date: 2014-07-07 Read more […]

Vegan Summer Entertaining

Title: Vegan Summer EntertainingLocation: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: Entertaining in the summer needn’t be fussy or complicated. Emily shows us how shopping seasonally and preparing just a bit ahead of time can help create some of the healthiest and tastiest of meals. Our seasonal menu includes: mixed greens bisque with fresh dill; marinated tofu panzanella skewers; farro salad with summer vegetables and pistachio pesto, and fruity mint sorbet. $45, $35 Co-op Read more […]

The Vegan Kitchen: Breakfast and Brunch

Title: The Vegan Kitchen: Breakfast and BrunchLocation: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-opLink out: Click hereDescription: A healthy way to begin the day, Emily will show you how to create a deliciously easy and satisfying plant-based breakfast. Learn to wake up to: perfect eggless tofu scramble; homemade tempeh breakfast sausage; gluten-free buckwheat-oat pancakes with strawberry syrup, and cinnamon swirl French toast with fresh fruit and maple syrup. $45, $35 Co-op ownersStart Time: 18:30Date: 2014-05-13 Read more […]

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